Community Doctor
   
COMMUNITY DOCTOR

KliniKalusugan is a mobile clinic that aims to bring accessible and affordable healthcare services to different poor communities. It provides professional ambulatory medical services for the management of the disease or disorder for patients who do not need to be hospitalized or need emergency medical services. It visits communities at least once a week to administer general health services. These services promote preventive medical health and wellness. For medical concerns that need the attention of more specialized doctors, referrals to the said doctors are given for free. KliniKalusugan’s doctors administer treatment to mild illnesses, as well as provide first aid if necessary.

KliniKalusugan started as project output of Ateneo students in their Social Entrepreneurship class. They won the 2010 Business in Development (BiD) Challenge given by Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) and Citibank. At present, it is being assisted by the Social Enterprise Development Partnerships, Inc. (SEDPI) through capacity-building.

KliniKalusugan is currently looking for a Doctor. S/he shall be a Community Doctor and will be in charge of all medical-related matters in its’ day-to-day operations. S/he can choose to be part of the team as a part-time, full-time or work shifts doctor. S/he shall work in the areas of Barangay Pansol, Barangay Tatalon, and Barangay Bahay Toro. S/he will have a minimum commitment of three (3) months, which can be extendable based on performance. The doctor will examine patients, take their histories, and order laboratory x-rays and other diagnostic procedures. S/he will also consult with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients’ physical health. S/he will be asked to prescribe and administer medications and treatments and advise patients and their families on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention. In addition, s/he will provide referrals to other specialists and requests for medical laboratory testing, counseling and support to patients and their families on a wide range of health and lifestyle issues and should maintain the highest quality standards as prescribed by KliniKalusugan.

S/he must be a licensed doctor who is a graduate of medicine in general practice and has at least 1 year of experience. S/he should be willing to work in the community and willing to work full-time as a community doctor. Moreover, the team is looking for someone with a strong belief in nation-building and social change.

For interested individuals, kindly send your resume and application letter to info@sedpi.com.